Posts Tagged ‘Tupolev Tu-134’


Lynyrd Skynyrd Tour Plane Crashes in Mississippi: October 20 in Aviation History

Three members of Lynyrd Skynyrd are killed in a plane crash, a huge air race from England to Australia takes off, and more...
by NYCAviation Staff

An Eastern Air Lines Douglas DC-9 similar to that which was hijacked on this day in 1970

March 17th in Aviation History: Hijacker Kills Eastern Air Lines Pilot in Boston Hijacking Attempt

A hijacking attempt over Boston ends safely for passengers but not the first officer, Air Inter launches service in France, Linda Finch recreates Amelia Earhart's flight around the world, a JAL 747 makes the first nonstop Tokyo...
by NYCAviation Staff


On This Day in Aviation History: January 10th

TWA files for bankruptcy for the first time, a Gulfstream III speeds around the world, a Sikorsky reaches 21,000ft, a B-52 sets a distance record and more...
by Phil Derner Jr.



Russian Investigators Say Plane Crash Was Caused by Drunk Navigator

Investigations have revealed that the navigator of the Russian aircraft which crashed last June, killing 47 people in the northwestern region of the country, was drunk.
by BNO News


Plane Crash in Northwest Russia Kills 44

A RusLine Tupolev Tu-134 crashed on a road and burned while attempting to land in northwestern Russia Monday night, killing all but eight passengers on board.
by BNO News